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03/27/15

Silver price expected to fall again in 2015

The per-ounce price of silver is expected to decrease this year as the dollar continues to strengthen and investments move out of the commodities sector. 

03/26/15

Retail academy to offer pre-show, holiday prep

The Edge Retail Academy will hold two conferences this year to help retailers develop their trade show and holiday season preparation strategies using The Edge software. 

03/26/15

SPS reveals results of annual retailer survey

The Silver Promotion Service polled jewelers across the country to gauge how sales in the category fared in 2014. Here’s what the organization discovered.

03/26/15

Frederick Goldman patents new coatings

The manufacturer is applying the coating to its Triton, its line of silver and alternative metal jewelry for men.

03/24/15

PA jeweler, wife found dead at home

Police are investigating the deaths of a 65-year-old jewelry store owner and his wife whose bodies were discovered in their suburban Philadelphia home Sunday. 

03/24/15

Coach’s Corner: 6 things salespeople shouldn’t do

Taking cell phone calls and texting in front of customers are two of the “never ever” scenarios Pat Henneberry outlines in the latest Coach’s Corner.

03/23/15

What you might have missed

Swarovski’s official launch into fine jewelry and the rising average spend on engagement rings were two of the top stories on National Jeweler last week. 

03/20/15

Five good reads for March

National Jeweler has chosen four books from Goodreads’ March list of new releases that could be beneficial to business owners. 

03/20/15

Retailer uses Instagram to find brands, boost social strategy

National Jeweler spoke with one retailer about what attracted him to a new brand he discovered on Instagram and later added to his store offering.

03/20/15

Chicago Marathon runners can race for JFC

Jewelers for Children has guaranteed entries for the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, which allows for participants to select to raise funds for the charity.